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Billinge   Views: 529
Claremont Road, Billinge - c1957.   Comments: 5
Photo: Philip Gormley.   Item #: 30504  
 
Claremont Road, Billinge - c1957.

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  My photo in support of DTease's fascination with Frolics 'n' Balaclavas.
L to r: Myself, Terence, John, Brian, Raymond.
 

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Comments by Veronica, 9th May 2018  
Even the snowman is smiling! ;o))

Comments by Philip Gormley., 9th May 2018  
He was smiling, sure enough, Veronica, but it was a pity about that bit of treacle toffee that got stuck in his mouth.

Comments by Veronica, 9th May 2018  
Snowy does look as if he's chewing treacle toffee - definitely looks part of the gang! Bet he was still there in the morning waiting for ya'll as well...!

Comments by Philip Gormley., 9th May 2018  
Veronica.
I'm sure you'll recall my mention of Terence's 'Get your Fish and Chips from Peggy's' advert, which he inserted in our matchday programme for the Crank game during the late fifties.
Well, I was recently reminded about the origin of the nickname bestowed upon another member of our gang ('not included in this photo').
Jasper, despite being a non sporty type, had been given the task of refereeing that game, and after successfully denying any connection with our team members, introduced himself as - the 'completely' fictitious - Jasper Melling.
The Bash Street Kids couldn't have played it out any better.
Thanks.

Comments by Veronica, 9th May 2018  
One word Philip- 'Ingenious'!

 
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